Coconut Traybake

This will be one of the lightest cakes you have ever made! It is so light, delicious and fluffy and goes great with a spoon of jam, yes I said jam. So give it a go you wont regret it.

Prep Time: 10 Mins

Cook Time: 45 Mins

Portions:12 Slices


  • 100ml Oil
  • 350ml Coconut Milk ( you will use one whole can for the whole recipe so no waste)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 140g Light Brown Sugar
  • 140g Caster Sugar
  • 250g Self Raising Flour
  • 80g Desiccated Coconut


  • 50ml Coconut milk (the rest of the can left from making your cake batter)
  • 200g Icing Sugar
  • More Desiccated Coconut to decorate

Equipment you will need

  • Traybake Tin/ Rectangular Tin
  • Baking Paper
  • Large Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon/ Spatula
  • Small Bowl
  • Tablespoon


  1. First you need to preheat your oven to 180c/Gas Mark 4 and get you tray lined with grease proof paper
  2. Now it’s time to make your batter, this is so easy. So take a large bowl and add all your cake ingredients together and mix well. Yep it’s that’s easy, anyone can do it
  3. Now put you cake in the oven and cook for 40 minutes until golden brown and a knife comes out clean
  4. Now you can leave your cake to cool completely and make your icing
  5. To make your icing take your left over coconut milk and add your icing sugar and mix well until smooth
  6. By now your cake should be cool so take your icing and spread your icing all over and sprinkle with desiccated coconut left to set then cut and enjoy!

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